American Airlines May load factor on its Pacific routes rose 3.1 points compared with 2013, and compared with a 0.3 point reduction in load factors across the carrier’s system. The rise in Pacific loads is due to a 12.1% reduction in capacity, measured in available seat-miles (ASMs), resulting in 8.8% less traffic, measured in revenue passenger-miles (RPMs). This is a positive trend, Wall Street analysts say, arguing that the U.S.-Pacific market is showing signs of overcapacity. Delta ...


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